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Myeloma Patient Perspective: "MRD Testing Gave Me Peace of Mind"

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Published on December 13, 2018

[Editor’s note: (10/2019): Cherie Rineker had a long battle with myeloma that included 16 lines of myeloma therapy, numerous hospitalizations, and incredible physical and emotional stress. She decided to end her battle with myeloma with physician assistance in Colorado by using the End of Life Options Act. Cherie was an incredible source of inspiration who embraced healthy living and the latest in cancer treatments. She will be remembered as a myeloma advocate leader with a big smile that lit up a room. Cherie's personal motto was, “It was always about love anyway.”

Cherie Rineker, a mother, wife, myeloma patient, author and blogger shares from the patients point of view how MRD testing has given her peace of mind and a better understanding of her disease status. She shares how advances in MRD testing are reshaping her conversations with her medical team.

Read Cherie's blog here:

The Importance of MRD Testing

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